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Opinion: Why driverless cars will force an insurance u-turn

Simon Walker, group chief executive of car insurance provider, First Central Group, explores how the market will be forced to change by the arrival...

IBM, Marsh launch blockchain-based insurance network

Insurance broking and risk management specialist Marsh is collaborating with IBM on what it says is the first commercial blockchain solution for proof of...

Retail IoT: Co-op adopts smartphone checkout tech in stores

Shoppers at Co-op supermarkets will soon be able to checkout their own purchases via their smartphones, in a bid to avoid time-consuming queues. A new...

Concirrus on a Quest to help marine insurers manage risk

A new, AI-powered analytics platform from Concirrus, called Quest, tracks vessel movements and combines it with insurance details and weather data to help marine...

AI wins, as smart machines develop a ‘poker face’

IoB Insiders In poker, artificial intelligence has proved its ability to work with uncertain situations and incomplete information, with huge implications for the insurance sector,...

Intellect SEEC: Transforming the underwriting role for the IoT age

For insurance companies, digitization, artificial intelligence and IoT data hold the key to getting the most from underwriting talent, as Pranav Pasricha, CEO of Intellect...

Risk managers hesitant to give drones clearance for take-off

'Invasion of privacy' is the number one concern for risk managers when it comes to commercial drone deployment, says a Munich Re US survey. Drones...

LeakKiller Challenge launched to tackle water damage in homes

A £15,000 prize is up for grabs for the winner of a new IoT design competition to create a prototype for a low-cost, IoT-based...

Survey: Life insurance firms face hurdles in digital transformation race

Life insurance in the US lags well behind other insurance product lines when it comes to digital transformation – but IT leaders in the...

US health insurer Aetna considers Apple Watch partnership

American healthcare insurance provider Aetna is considering a partnership with Apple regarding the Apple Watch, according to reports. The news was broken by US media...

Cloudera: Data is putting insurers in the driving seat

Dr. Richard Harmon, Director, EMEA Financial Services, Cloudera, sheds light on the opportunity and risk that IoT data poses for the insurance industry. A perfect...

Q&A: Blue Cross Blue Shield MA – how IoT is changing...

Internet of Business spends five minutes with Bruce Nash, chief physician officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, talking IoT and its impact on the future...
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